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Meaning of JERKY

Pronunciation:  'jurkee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  meat cut in strips and dried in the sun
  2. [adj]  not having a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"

JERKY is a 5 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: arrhythmic, irregular, jerked meat, jerking, unsteady
 See Also: beef jerky, biltong, meat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jerk"y\, a.
Moving by jerks and starts; characterized by abrupt
transitions; as, a jerky vehicle; a jerky style.

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